Top Summer Volunteer Opportunities For Families In SeattleSummer is quickly coming up, and with children coming home from school there will of course be plenty of time for family togetherness and adventures. In fact, it was the pioneering physicist and humanitarian Albert Einstein who once said, "Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.” There are many different things one can do with their family in the Emerald City, whether it's a day at the Space Needle, one of Seattle's many museums, or Pike Place Market. But another option for families in Seattle (or anywhere else on Earth in fact) is to do their part to improve the world with some volunteer work. Here are just a few great options in Seattle and nearby areas with great volunteer opportunities for families.
Guide to National Fire Prevention Awareness Week “Have Two Ways Out!”, this year’s theme, focuses on the importance of fire escape planning and practice. Here are some local events that can help you and your family stay safe in case of fire.
Best Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebrations Around the SoundDr. Seuss, born on March 2, 1904 in Springfield Massachusetts, is an American Icon. He'd be 108 this year. His stories, however, are timeless. Get your kids and head out to one of these fun Dr. Seuss parties, just in time for his new movie to be released!
Seattle Library Allows People To View Porn On Its Public ComputersParents are concerned about letting their children go to the Lake City branch of the Seattle Library, after a man was reportedly allowed to look at porn on one of the library's public use computers.
Free Museum Passes for Pierce County ResidentsAs part of a cooperative project among Pierce County Library, Tacoma Public Library, Puyallup Public Library and local museums, Pierce County Library customers have the opportunity to use special passes for free admission to the partnering museums, like the Museum of Glass, Tacoma Art Museum and Washington State History Museum.
Best of This Weekend in Puget Sound Nov 18 - 20 From twinkling holiday lights, to cozy quilts, arts and crafts and charity walks, there's many things you can do around the Sound this weekend.
McCaw Hall Welcomes Opera Carmen The Seattle Opera is bringing the world-famous <strong>Carmen</strong> to McCaw Hall October 15 - 29.
Friends of SPL Book Sale Sept 23 - 25Twice a year, the Friends of Seattle Public Library host a massive weekend sale of books, DVDs, posters and prints, books on tape and more.
Seattle Public Library Now Has E-BooksKindle users now have access to e-books at The Seattle Public Library, thanks to a partnership between Seattle-based Amazon and e-book distributor Overdrive.
SNAP! It's Time for Emergency Preparedness Are you ready for "the big one" promised us in the Pacific Northwest? Or any other disaster for that matter?
Seattle Public Libraries to Close Aug 29 - Sept 5Due to citywide budget cuts, all Seattle libraries will be closed from August 29 - through the Labor day holiday, Monday, September 5.